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Keying and Green/Blue Screen (47 Tutorials)

Eclipse – Behind the scenes – Sky Replacement

Eclipse – Behind the scenes – Sky Replacement

February 21, 2017

This is some beautiful work for the film Eclipse. They replace a flat sky with a gorgeous eclipse. This is very similar to the technique I use in the tutorial above.

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Bring out details in the sky with ease in After Effects

Bring out details in the sky with ease in After Effects

February 21, 2017

This was made for After Effects 6, but everything still applies to the current version. Replace your bland skies in After Effects.

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Sky Replacement/Fake HDR – Davinci Resolve Tutorial

Sky Replacement/Fake HDR – Davinci Resolve Tutorial

February 21, 2017

MiesnerMedia explains a “party trick” about how to replace a sky in Resolve. He recommends using a compositor like After Effects instead so this is why he calls it a party trick. It's an informative tutorial covering a complex technique, hopping into the topic of dynamic range of cameras.

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Primatte Chromakey

In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 2: Primatte Chromakey

February 14, 2017

Part 2 of this series on background removal covers Digital Anarchy’s Primatte Chromakey and how to use it with Photoshop for the best workflow possible.

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background removal

In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 1: The Pre-Process

February 13, 2017

If you’re working with still photography, it’s often necessary to cut someone out of the background to place them into a new scene or to add special effects

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Hawaiki Keyer

In Depth: Keying: Part 5: Hawaiki Keyer

October 31, 2016

As you may know, Green Screen Made Easy, 2nd Edition, which I co-authored with Jeremy Hanke, came out in October 2016. In the book, I go over the keyers, but because it’s in print, I’m limited to how much space I have. In this series, I’m going IN DEPTH on some of my favorite keying and compositing tools for After Effects and other hosts.

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Rolling tape GREEN SCREEN TIPS

Green Screen Tips: Preparing Footage | Rolling Tape

October 17, 2016

Michele Yamazaki Terpstra from Toolfarm was on Rolling Tape last week and recorded a segment about the pre-process steps when keying green screen footage.

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In Depth: Keying: Part 4: Red Giant Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

In Depth: Keying: Part 4: Red Giant Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

October 14, 2016

As you may know, I have a book coming out in October 2016 called Green Screen Made Easy, 2nd Edition. In the book, I go over the keyers, but because it’s in print, I’m limited to how much space I have. In this series, I’m going IN DEPTH on three of my favorite keying and compositing tools for After Effects and other hosts. I’ve talked a lot about keying tools in the book, on the Toolfarm website, and at user group events. The first article will look at Red Giant Keying Suite, which includes Primatte Keyer and it’s wonderful companion tool, Key Correct.

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Superhero Landing – Video Copilot Show

Superhero Landing – Video Copilot Show

July 29, 2016

The first Video Copilot show is up and running!  Andrew Kramer and the gang show us how to make an awesome Superhero landing.

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In Depth: Keying: Part 4: Red Giant Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

In Depth: Keying: Part 4: Red Giant Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

July 6, 2016

In this series, I'm going to give some in-depth information on three of my favorite keying tools that work with After Effects, Premiere Pro, and other tools. The first in the series covers Red Giant's Keying Suite, which includes Primatte Keyer, Key Correct Pro, and Warp.

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Multiple Edge Matte Tutorial with Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

Multiple Edge Matte Tutorial with Primatte Keyer and Key Correct

July 6, 2016

This little tutorial was unscripted but goes over a lot of the finer points of using edge mattes, core mattes, garbage mattes and so on. I'm putting this at the top of the article so you won't miss it!

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Replace Skies with Boris FX and Free Clips from Artbeats

Replace Skies with Boris FX and Free Clips from Artbeats

May 17, 2016

“Mary Poplin shows users how to track and replace the sky using Boris Continuum Complete 10 with integrated mocha tracking.” – Boris FX

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13 Fusion Tutorials Every Motion Designer Should Watch

13 Fusion Tutorials Every Motion Designer Should Watch

January 5, 2016

New to Blackmagic Fusion? Get inspired and level up your skills with these must-watch Fusion tutorials.

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Imagineer Systems mocha Remove Module

Imagineer Systems mocha Remove Module

November 30, 2015

If you are looking to remove some pesky objects from your videos and just aren’t sure on how to do it, then these tutorials from Imagineer Systems should teach you a thing or two!

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Recreate the Sin City Look in After Effects

Recreate the Sin City Look in After Effects

November 12, 2015

Paul Ezzy shows you how to mimic the film noir, graphic novel stylized of Robert Rodriguez’s “Sin City: Dame To Kill” with Boris Continuum Complete 9 in Adobe AE.

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